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L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across air, land, sea, space and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 48,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.
Job Title - Bid Manager
Job Location – Tewkesbury, UK
Job ID – SAS20201811-53322
About the role:
We are seeking a Bid Manager to join us in Tewkesbury. They will report to the Head of Bids and join our small bids management function who are a part of the wider Projects & Programmes department.
Responsibilities of the role:
- Be accountable and responsible for successful delivery of all assigned Bid and Campaign Management
- In close liaison with Sales and other key departments/partners, lead the identification of bid strategies so as to achieve target prices and compliant/winning solutions
- Plan, specify and deliver the bids in line with the strategic plan/roadmap ensuring benefits align, including generation of Business Cases
- Lead bids; drive the timely generation of proposal management, technical, commercial and support inputs as appropriate, working with the applicable supporting departments as necessary
- Ensure that bid deliverables are to the appropriate levels of quality, on schedule, within budget, and in accordance with the bid plans
- Stakeholder management of multi-disciplined stakeholders from across the business
- Lead bid meetings
- Manage third party contributions to the bids as appropriate
- Carry out lessons learned sessions post bid submission and capture improvement actions
Experience & Skills:
- Shipley based bid experience combined with a proven track record of delivering winning opportunities in a technical engineering environment, with specific Defence experience.
- Strong interpersonal skills combined with experience of managing relationships across all levels of the business
- Highly computer literate in MS Office, Sharepoint and MS Project.
- A self-motivated team player, able to operate with the minimum of supervision and communicate clearly with employees at all levels.
- Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
- A recognised qualification in Bid Management or willingness to obtain (desirable)
- Experience of working with Government and international organisations (desirable)
- Working knowledge of SAP or CRM Tools (MS Dynamics) (desirable)
Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance relevant to the country of the position. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
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